Daniel Crane is the program director for the Center for Creative Entrepreneurship and founder of Story7 Inc. With over 20 years of experience in the creative industries, performing, and curating he has built legacy programs at the Midwest’s largest tourist destination Navy Pier, won international grants with his company Story7 Inc., and is currently building digital tools and infrastructure for creative entrepreneurs. Daniel loves to build programs that elevate culture and help sustain creative careers, while supporting artistic expression and facilitating the chance for people to connect, learn and get in touch with their own humanity. It is his lifelong work to continue to build culturally rich communities that help push our society into equitable and diverse spaces while supporting the creative sector.